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Oct 3, 2012 7:00am PDT
that three explosions rocked a government-controlled district in aleppo. >>> now let's head to wall street. cnbc's mandy drury is at the new york stock exchange. good morning to you, mandy. >> good morning to you as well, natalie. today we're watching the private sector jobs report for some clues as to what kind of report we're going to get on friday when the big government payrolls report comes out. at this stage economists are expecting 153,000 jobs were created in the month of september. and apple shares are in focus once again as there are some reports out that asian component suppliers of apple have begun mass production of a smaller tablet computer that apparently is smaller than the current ipad. we're all waiting for that as well. back to you. >> wonder if it will be in time for the holidays. mandy drury, thanks so much. >>> the self-proclaimed world's best dad is at it again. david engeldow and his 20-month-old daughter have become famous online for their photos that show sarcastically why dave's the greatest dad. after their appearance on her show last week where alice bee
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Oct 4, 2012 2:05am PDT
our government employees insurance company, or geico...as most of you know it. ...i propose savings for everyone! i'm talking hundreds here... and furthermore.. newcaster: breaking news. the gecko is demanding free pudding. and political parties that are actual parties! with cake! and presents! ah, that was good. too bad nobody could hear me. geico. fifteen minutes could save you fifteen percent or more on car insurance. >>> now on today's beauty, how often do you get your hair done at the salon? more than every two months we need to talk. >> celebrity stylist sally hirshberger is here with tips to stretch the appointment by extending the life of your haircut and color, saving you time and money at the salon, maybe putting you out of business. you sure you want to tell us, sally? >> that's what i was thinking. this is a bit risky. >> great to meet you, famous hairdresser, you. >> you, too. i like your hair getting longer in the front. bangs. >> ish. >> so bangs can be really from here, like yours. >> i have bangs? >> kathie lee. or like mine. 'cause when you think about your hair ge
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Oct 10, 2012 7:00am PDT
, there's spending cuts that affect more than 1,000 government programs. >> mandated. >> absolutely. that could go into effect. tax cuts set to expire, including the bush tax cuts and the payroll tax cut. combined, all of these things could wipe about 5% growth off the economy, throw us into recession and the tax increases from 90% of americans. >> that sounds like the doomsday scenario. i mentioned there's been a stalemate so far, but the pressure is going to month on both sides to get something done. what's the likelihood we end up falling off this fiscal cliff? >> it's teetering right now. we've got eight senators, democrats and republicans, meeting behind closed doors in mt. vernon trying to come to some sort of a compromise, but there are other people who suggest that if we're allowed to go over the cliff, their negotiating power from both sides gains strength. >> let's break this down to the average person and the average family, all right. describe for me what happens to people at various income levels if all of these things actually fall into place. >> so, we're looking at 6% tax
NBC
Oct 4, 2012 7:00am EDT
. there's a role for government in health care. and one of those roles is to ensure that people who have coverage for pre-existing conditions are able to maintain that coverage. and that's part of governor romney's plan. >> the debate will continue. thanks very much this morning, i appreciate it. >> thank you, david. >>> well, chris matthews was very vocal about president obama's performance following the debate. here's some of what he had to say. >> certainly there was no bobby kennedy in the green room before barack obama came out tonight. i don't know what he was doing out there. he had his head down, he was enduring the debate rather than fighting it. i don't know how he let romney get away with the crap he threw out tonight. >> i agree. >> about social security. where was obama tonight? >> and chris matthews joins us now. chris, really, tell us how you really feel. you're a supporter of president obama. what do you think happens? >> yeah. well the way the president handled it was just not up to the task. romney was able to talk about things like funding for pbs and never had ex
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Oct 10, 2012 9:00am EDT
female punk rock group jailed for anti-government performance inside moscow's main cathedral. the court said the freed member never actually took part in the performance because guards threw her out before she could remove the guy tar from its case. the court did uphold two-year sentences for two other band members. >>> police have releasedmore photos and a home video of the denver-area schoolgirl who has been missing since last friday, and they hope the images will lead to sightings of 10-year-old jessica ridgeway who vanished on her walk to school. hundreds of people gathered tuesday night at a neighborhood vigil for the fifth grader. jessica's parents spoke publicly for the very first time tuesday and denied any involvement in her disappearance. >>> convicted child sexual abuser jerry sandusky is set to be transferred to state prison next week. the former penn state assistant football coach has been officially labeled a sexually violent predator. judge john cleland sentenced sandusky to 30 to 60 years, a number he says amounts to a life sentence. his lawyers says they are prepa
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Oct 6, 2012 7:00am EDT
growth of jobs in america is not as fast as the government would like it to be and certainly not as great as the american people would like it to be. i think that when you look at the number of jobs added in the last month, it was good. it was better than expected. lower than the average for the years. we added 114,000 jobs, 10,000 of those were from government, and the average for the year for each month was 150,000. so it's slow, but it is moving in right direction. >> thanks so much. once again, here's jenna. >>> and while the economy may be picking up, there's something else on the rise as well and it's much more unwelcome and it's gas prices. they spiked overnight once again in california, reaching an all-time high and drivers are not happy to say the least. more now from christa dahlgren. >> reporter: just when californians thought things couldn't get worse -- >> five bucks? oh, my god. >> reporter: even bigger sticker shock. prices up another 20 cents a gallon since midnight. >> going from $4.70 a week ago. >> reporter: in california, the average price per gallon is up 36 cen
NBC
Oct 3, 2012 9:00am EDT
years. we've shared what we've learned with governments and across the industry so we can all produce energy more safely. i want you to know, there's another commitment bp takes just as seriously: our commitment to america. bp supports nearly two-hundred-fifty thousand jobs in communities across the country. we hired three thousand people just last year. bp invests more in america than in any other country. in fact, over the last five years, no other energy company has invested more in the us than bp. we're working to fuel america for generations to come. today, our commitment to the gulf, and to america, has never been stronger. on their own are amazing, but press out some biscuit dough, add some sauce and some pepperoni and cheese and monday's dinner is now a grands mini pizza party. pillsbury grands biscuits. let the making begin. ♪ we are having a party >> cute little animation this morning on "jill's fun finds," fashionable, functional and just plain fun items with election day in mind. jill martin is a contributor to "today" and "us weekly." jill, good morning. >> good morning
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Oct 9, 2012 7:00am EDT
, they are not governed or watched over by the f-kay. they are looked at by states. this pharmacy was turning out batches of tens of thousands of vials of steroids. that's not to me a compounding pharmacy. they are now manufacturing, and i fear that they are going to give good compounding pharmacies a bad name, and i think it basically from their behavior so far, they are an outlier. >> they released a statement after shutting down, basically recalling all of its products. on the website it says while there is no indication at this time of any contamination in other necc products, this recall is being taken as a precautionary measure n.light of this, i mean, how worried should patients be? >> look, if you have had any steroid injected into your back from june on, call your doctor. if you are a physician and you've injected steroids to somebody, call your patient. check and make sure that there is a transfer of information, and if you have a family member and have symptoms and may not put it all together, this is a time for the entire country to be on heightened alert. these numbers wi
NBC
Oct 8, 2012 7:00am PDT
government, his supporters the middle class and wealthy, many now saying they will leave venezuela, likely destination, the united states. >> i love venezuela, will continue fighting for freedom. >> reporter: president hugo chavez is battling cancer. were it to take his life in the first four years of his new term, the vice president would serve for only 30 days, just enough time to stage a new election. natalie. >> kerry sanders in venezuela, thank you. >>> 27 new cases of fungal meningitis emerge as the outbreak linked to steroid injections spread to nine states. 91 people are infected as the drug company widens the recall. the steroid frequently used to treat back pain and authorities say thousands of patients may have been injected with drugs made at the effected facility. >>> a plea deal today for the former cincinnati bengals cheerleader facing sex abuse charges. the agreement allows sarah jones to avoid a trial slated to begin wednesday. the 27-year-old jones is expected to serve probation but no jail time for having a sexual relationship with a 17-year-old student while she was a t
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Oct 2, 2012 2:05am EDT
. >> whatever that is. >> last but not least, student government president -- wow -- adam rotti who is studying political science. >> all right. are you ready? >> question one. >> yes. >> which of the following is not a college mascot? "a," the fighting pickle? "b" -- >> keep going. keep going. >> banana slug, the leafy sea dragons or the trolls? >> go. >> the leafy thing. >> the leafy sea dragon. university of georgia school of the arts. while the trolls are from trinity college. question two. in the climactic scene in the film "rudy," what football team is notre dame playing when rudy finally gets in the game? university of southern california? georgia tech? university of michigan? or "d," university of tennessee? >> get it right. >> come on, you're on your own. >> michigan. >> not university of michigan. what do you think? >> georgia tech? >> georgia tech. okay. next question. listen up. on the periodic table of elements, the symbols "k" and "h" each stand for what? is it -- >> oh, oh! >> tennessee. >> natural resources. >> helium, carbon and mercury, potassium and hydrogen or kr
NBC
Oct 8, 2012 4:30am EDT
live look at the capitol. after a year long investigation, the panel is warning the government, as well as private businesses, to avoid poway technologies and zte corporation. those companies are among the world's leading telecommunications companies. both deny posing a threat to the u.s. >>> and venezuela's president hugo chavez wips a third term in office. the electoral council announced that chavez won by a narrow margin. it ends a bitter campaign in which chavez denied using oil control to his advantage. >>> this morning the pharmacy at the center of a deadly meningitis outbreak is voluntarily recalling all of its products. the new england compounding center says the move is just a precaution and says there is no indication any other products were contaminated. the centers for disease control report 91 cases of fungal meningitis in nine cases connected to the massachusetts health facility. seven people have died, including one person in maryland and another person in virginia. they were all treated with contaminated steroids for back pain. >>> the redskins' home struggles conti
NBC
Oct 10, 2012 4:00am EDT
investigation continues. >>> this morning the government will issue a warning that thousands of airbags replaced over the last three years could be dangerous count err fits. you will be able to learn in your model is at risk. just go to safer cars.gov. >>> newly released images show what police hope will be a better view of a 10-year-old colorado girl missing since friday. jessica ridgeway was last seen walking to school with her classmates. her backpack was found six miles from home. >>> if you are depressed, you're not alone. the world health organization says 350 million people suffer from depression worldwide. >>> jerry sandusky's ramblings were ignored as he was sent to prison for the rest of his life. >>> and this blew up on tuesday, an ongoing problem sings the end of the cold war. >>> and now here's an early look at how wall street will kick off the day. the dow closed 13,473 after dropping 110 poinltsz. s&p dropped 14, nasdaq sank 47. overseas trading this morning, in tokyo the nikkei plunged 173 points while in hong kong the hang seng lost 17. >>> so how will investors
NBC
Oct 10, 2012 4:30am EDT
government and covered the local equestrian community. the sheriff's office is working with the fbi to solve the murder mystery. >>> metro blames stolen electronics for a spike in its latest crime report. the transit agency says crime is up almost 7% between january and now compared to last year. 79% of reported cases involve property damage, such as car break-ins, thefts, and arson. the other 21% include robbery, assault, rape, and homicide. those cases were reported at the anacostia rail spags. that was covered by college park and gallery place. >>> tomorrow the transit agency will hear plans to accommodate the inauguration crowd. metro plans to create a specially priced commemorative smart trip card. riders will have to pay peak time fares despite inauguration falling on the martin luther king holiday. >>> kwame brown will learn his fate next month on felony bank fraud charges. until then, the former d.c. council chairman must follow a strict sur fcurfew and other st rules. the judge set a curfew of 11:30 p.m. to 6:00 a.m. for brown. brown was ordered to return to court yesterday because
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Oct 5, 2012 4:00am EDT
government said it was billed more than $400 million in bogus claims. >>> new rules for secret service agents after that drunken partying in a colombia hotel. agents are now banned from drinking at a hotel. no more drinking 10 hours before a shift and sharing sensitive information online could get you fired. >>> bruce davis, known as charles manson's right hand man, has been recommended for parole. he's served more than four decades for the 1969 killings for of a musician and stunt man. governor jerry brown will have the final say. >>> the mars curiosity rover is about to do a little digging. nasa says it will collect soil samples to learn if there were ever favorable conditions for microbial life. >>> and one of the top trending health stories right now on msnbc.com could cause some controversy. offering free birth control can dramatically lower the rate of birth control. cases of abortion dropped from 66 to 75% below the national level. these findings could impact this year's election. mitt romney has pledged to repeal the affordable care act which requires insurance to cover contrac
NBC
Oct 5, 2012 4:30am EDT
nationwide in a massive medicare fraud case. the government says it was billed more than $400 million in bogus claims. >>> well, new rules for secret service agents after that drunken partying at a columbian hotel in april. the washington post learned the agents are now banned from drinking at the hotel where they're protecting someone and no more drinking 10 hours before a shift. >>> bruce davis known as charles manson's right hand man has been recommended for parole. he's served more than four decades for the 1969 killings of a musician and a stunt man. california governor jerry brown will have the final say. >>> and here's a scoop for you. the mars curiosity rover is about to do a little digging. nasa says it will collect soil samples to learn if there were ever favorable conditions for microbial life. >>> and one of the top trending health stories right now on nbc news.com could cause some controversy. a new study finds that offering free birth control can dramatically lower the rate of abortion. researchers who gave women free birth krael nor three years saw cases of abortion drop 6
NBC
Oct 2, 2012 4:00am EDT
foreclosed house from the government got sick and now has few options. >>> the white house is lit up in pink to mark october as breast cancer awareness month. new york's empire state building is also bathed in pink. and even buckingham palace in london has gone pink to support the breast cancer awareness campaign >>> and now here's an early look at how wall street's going to kick off the day. the dow closed at 13,515 after adding 77 points yesterday. the s&p was up 3 but the nasdaq lost 2. taking a look at overseas trading this morning. in tokyo the nikkei fell ten points while in hong kong the hang seng was closed again for a holiday. >>> well, stocks ended mostly in the blackmon day thanks to a glimmer of economic optimism. news that manufacturing growth broke a four month roadblock sparked interest. ben bernanke will keep record low interest rates to spark the economy even after if regains momentum. >>> analysts say winter shopping will rise 4.1% this year. that's slightly lower than predictions for the last two years. >>> jpmorgan chase is the first target of the justice depar
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Oct 4, 2012 4:00am PDT
operations, recalling hundreds of doses. >>> in iran, amateur video shows anti-government protests over the nation's collapsing currency. riot police clashed with demonstrators. iranian currency has lost 40% of its value in a week. >>> health officials warn dozen of weight loss and immune system supplements are being illegally labeled and lack any real scientific evidence. one out of five products bought in stores or online claim to prevent or cure deadly diseases. >>> and remember this? the late crocodile hunter steve irwin clutching his baby boy as he went face to face with predators? well, that baby boy is now 8 years old. robert irwin fed a crock himself for the very first time at the family zoo in australia. started small there. >>> now here's an early look at how wall street's going to kick off the day. the dow closed at 13,494 after adding 12 points yesterday. s&p was up 5. the nasdaq gained 15. taking a look at overseas trading this morning. in tokyo, the nikkei climbed 77 points, while in hong kong, the hang seng rose 19. >>> well, a mixed bag of news for wall street sent
NBC
Oct 6, 2012 6:00am EDT
. >>> government officials and economists are firing back after some republicans claimed yesterday's job numbers were manipulated. after the job numbers came out, former ge ceo jack welch said the government tweaked the numbers on purpose to help the president. the unemployment rate dropped to 7.8% from 8.1% but officials from the bureau of labor statistics say the numbers are almost impossible to manipulate. general electric is the minority shareholder of nbc. >>> a nail polish company with facilities in maryland is set to layoff more than 100 people at the end of the year. the company owned by revlon is closing its beltsville facility. >>> d.c. mayor vincent gray says he is not worried about the 2014 mayoral election focusing instead on his current term. he dismissed a tweet yesterday that said he wouldn't run next election. he is currently under investigation for election fraud but no charges have been filed. gray appeared agitated when asked about the tweet and if he would run in 2014. >> is this based on somebody's opinion that was quoted today in a story? >> reporter: yes apparently. >> i
NBC
Oct 4, 2012 6:00am EDT
government, spending more, taxing more, regulating more, if you will, trickle down goth, would work. that's not the right answer for america. i'll restore the vitality that gets america working again. >> the candidates' next debate will take place october 16th in long island. >>> joining us now to talk about last night's debate is nbc news senior political editor mark murray. we appreciate you coming in this morning. >> thanks for having me. >> coming out of these debates, a lot of people like to declare a winner. the consensus seems to be that mitt romney was that last night. what put him in that position? >> mitt romney helped himself and came across as very energetic, he was concise, even funny in a lot of his answers. the format actually ended up benefiting him because you elevate the challenger. president obama has been campaigning with the air force one, being able to ride on air force one, having the presidential seal at his podium. now mitt romney was elevated to president obama's level. i was reminded in 2004 when john kerry was challenging george w. bush and we saw a simil
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Oct 8, 2012 5:00am EDT
investigation, the panel is warning the government, as well as private businesses, to avoid wawei technologies and zte corporations. they're among the nation's leading telecommunications companies, and both deny posing a threat to the u.s. >>> 5:35 is our time. nats fans will have great memories of the first postseason game. nats beat the cardinals in game one of the national league division series. >> and a line drive to right field. coming on in, it's a base hit. beltran throws it back in, but two runs score. and moving on second on the throw to the plate is tyler moore. >> that hit pretty much won the game for the nats. tyler moore drove in two runs with that pinch-hit in the eighth inning. it made the score 3-2, and that was the final. that obviously made some folks excited. so many nats fans rooted on the team from sports bars and restaurants here in washington. some fans we spoke to say they have supported the nationals since they moved here seven years ago. they say it's about time they have something like this to cheer about. >> awesome, awesome. finally we have a baseball team that's
NBC
Oct 10, 2012 5:00am EDT
other than a new car dealership could be at risk. >>> the time is 5:20. the federal government is going after wells fargo. it's suing the bank, claiming it lied about the quality of thousands of loans so they'd be eligible for federal loan insurance. the government is seeking hundreds of millions of dollars the federal housing administration paid out after homeowners defaulted on their wells fargo mortgages. >>> a massachusetts town may be cursing the state's attorney general for bad-mouthing their ban on foul language. this summer the town of middleborough voted to approve a ban on cursing. get caught swearing in public, and you'll be fined $20. the attorney general is recommending the town change or repeal the ban. she says it violates free speech. the town says it was just tired of hearing the foul language from teenagers. >>> a lightning strike hit close to home, and it's caught on video. >> oh [ bleep ]! >> you heard it there. that big bang startled the florida woman who recorded the video last friday. a lightning bolt hit a tree and burst into flames. no one was hurt, but it
NBC
Oct 4, 2012 5:00am EDT
government contractor it's holding see his personal doctor. the state department says alan gross must be allowed to see a doctor because of concerns he might have cancer. an american radiologist looked at records cuba sent him of a mass. cuban doctors say it's nothing serious but that radiologist says the mass should be presumed to be cancerous unless proven otherwise. gross is cserving a 15-year sentence for providing internet equipment. >>> defenders of the colorado shooting suspect are accusing prosecutors of violating gag orders. the defense team says his updated mug shot was improperly leaked to the media. they also argue details of a notebook were also leaked. his defense team says government prosecutors deliberately leaked both of those items to the media. the judge presiding over the trial will hold a hearing about the possible leaks on october 11th. >>> a new york fall judge ruled iran, the taliban and al qaeda must pay a massive fine for their roles in the september 11 attacks. the judge says the $6 billion fine is mostly symbolic but will hopefully help provide relief
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Oct 5, 2012 6:00am EDT
million for george allen, who was also a former virginia govern governor. kaine has led in fund-raising over the course of his senate campaign. >>> public health officials warning people in our area about a contaminated steroid suspected in a deadly meningitis outbreak. hundreds, if not thousands around the country could be affected by the outbreak. it came from a medical center in massachusetts and went to facilities in 23 states, including 9 facilities in maryland and virginia. it's for patients suffering from back pain, but doctors believe the steroid became infected. >> this is a treatable condition. that's why we're urging people to be vigilant about symptoms if they believe they were exposed, to communicate with their health care provider and be sure they're valted if they believe they have any symptoms related to this. >> so far five people have died from the infection, including in virginia and maryland. to see the clinics that had the drug go to nbcwashington.com and search for key word "meningitis." >>> inspectors are trying to figure out what caused a staff folding to collaps
NBC
Oct 6, 2012 9:00am EDT
orlando as he hopes to keep his post debate momentum going. government officials and economists are firing back after some republicans claimed yesterday's jobs numbers were manipulated. minutes after the jobs numbers came out former ge ceo jack welch said the government tweaked the numbers on purpose to help the president. the unemployment rate dropped to 7% to 8% from 8.1%. officials from the bureau of laib statistics say the numbers are almost impossible to manipulate. general electric is the minority share holder of nbc. >>> a nail polish company with facilities in maryland is set to layoff more than a hundred people at the end of the year. simple colors owned by revlon is closing the beltsville facility and the company said it would be eliminating 250 jobs as part of a global reorganization. >>> good news for a metro rider this weekend. you don't have to deal with too much track work. crews will only be working on two lines. on the red line trains will single track between judiciary square and fort totten. on the orange line trains share a track between stadium armory and chever
NBC
Oct 10, 2012 6:00am EDT
, eun. >>> the u.s. government is suing wells fargo, accusing the bank of reckless mortgage lending. the suit claims the company misrepresented the quality of thousands of mortgages so they could be eligible for federal loan insurance. the bank had applied for fha protection, meaning if the mortgages defaulted, the government would pick up the tab. the government is seeking millions of dollars of damages. wells fargo denies the allegations saying many of the issues raised in the suit were already addressed with the department of housing and urban development. i have a feeling we've not heard the end of this, and it will drag on for quite some time. >> courtney, thanks so much. >>> a frederick, maryland brewery has created a unique way to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the civil war. they're producing a beer using a civil war era recipe. the first batch called antietam ale is being sold. the u.s. civil war museum is helping produce the beer and will receive $1 for every case sold. if you want to try it yourself, it's available at brewer's alley on north market street in frederick. >
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Oct 4, 2012 4:30am EDT
government prosecutors deliberately leaked both of these items to the media. the judge presiding over the trial will hold a hearing about the possible leaks on october 11th. >>> a new york federal judge ruled the iran, taliban and al qaeda must pay $6 billion for their roles in the september 11 attacks. the judge says he hopes this mostly symbolic lawsuit will help provide relief for some of the victims' families. iran has repeatedly denied any connection to the attacks or al qaeda. >>> american airlines says a mechanical problem, not human error, caused seats to come loose on several planes midflight. the carrier inspected 48 of its boeing 747s with similar seats and all are back in service. in a statement, the airline officials blamed a problem with the tracks the seats sit on and the locking mechanism. the faa still conducting its own investigation into those loose seats. >>> virginia's hotly contested senate race is becoming new defined. the survey shows democrat tim kaine leading republican george allen 49% to 44%. that's among likely voters. it breaks a deadlock the two candidates w
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Oct 5, 2012 4:00am PDT
in a massive medicare fraud case. the government says it was billed more than $400 million in bogus claims. >>> well, new rules for secret service agents after that drunken partying at a colombian hotel back in april. the "washington post" has learned the agents are now banned from drinking at the hotel where their protectee is staying. also, no more drinking 10 hours before a shift and sharing sensitive information online could get you fired. >>> check this out. in australia three dozen giant dishes were unveiled today. together they form the world's fastest radio telescope. officials hope to discover 700,000 new super galaxies and could pick up signals before earth existed. >>> a new study finds that offering free birth control can dramatically lower the rate of abortion. researchers who gave women free contraception for three years saw cases of abortion drop from 66% to 75% below the national level. these findings could impact this year's election. mitt romney has pledged to repeal the affordable care act which requires insurance to cover contraceptive costs. >>> now to wall stre
CSPAN
Oct 9, 2012 11:00pm EDT
to go to college. and it used to be for years and years that the government gave money to the banks in the form of guarantees, we would guarantee 90% of the bank loan that the banks made to the students. set ago is side the reserve in case the money didn't get repaid. it turned out the price of the loans went down and the default rate went down once you made the rates down, people could afford to pay it. we started letting the students to pay it at fixed percentage of north carolina. nobody had to drop out of school because they borrowed money. [cheering and applause] what the president did because he knew we needed more people to get college degrees the cost of college was killing people. we dropped from zenned in the world to 16th. the percentage of the people graduated from college until we are almost first in a percentage that go. it's because the cost and people thinking that can never pay it back. it's a big deal. what happened when president obama and the congress adopted the so-called direct student loan program and allowed students to pay that money back at the fixed percen
CSPAN
Oct 2, 2012 11:00pm EDT
doesn't work for them because cartels and powerful entries like government cut down to size. i want to talk to them and all the millions of people across our country who don't think they get a fair crack of the whip. i don't want to say to them, guess our problems are deep, but they can be overcome. these problems about who pritt ms. fuller and who prospers within it. one rule for those at the top, and other rule for everybody else. two nations, not one. i want to say to them today, it is not the britain you believe in. it's not the britain i believe in. it is not the written this party will ever be satisfied with. [applause] friends, we are going to change it, and here's how. we can start with the inner strength of the country. you see, the problem is that the british people. of the paralympic games. it was a trial for britain. [applause] and wanting to succeed, we succeeded because of our outstanding athletes from zara phillips, the granddaughter of a parachuting queen to a boy born in somalia called mo farah. mo farah, a true brit, a true hero to our country. [applause] we succee
CSPAN
Oct 6, 2012 6:00am EDT
as katherine made clear, there's nothing conservative about a government that prevents a woman from making her own health care decisions. governor romney talks about freedom. but freedom is the ability to determine the care you need when you need it. freedom is the ability to change jobs or start your own business without the fear of losing your health insurance. freedom is the knowledge that you'll no longer be charged more than men for the same health care. or denied affordable coverage just because you've beat cancer. and at a time when women make up nearly half the work force, and an increasing share of family bread winners, these are not just health issues or women's issues. these are economic issues that are vital and affect every family in america. they matter. when -- when a woman is the main bread winner for her family but takes home less pay for the same work, as a man does because she's a woman, that is not right. when my opponent's campaign was asked if he'd support legislation given -- giving women the tools to fight for an equal day's pay for an equal day's work, he sa
CSPAN
Oct 4, 2012 11:00pm EDT
retreat true -- retreat to. our entire government or democracy to be successful has to be more young people getting involved in i'm not saying that just because i'm a young person. through my work on the city council, it brings something to our system. in fact i'm convinced that they bring three things. the first is energy. if you have ever tried to make a change it takes an inordinate amount of energy beyond even what you'd even expected. 14, 15, 16 hour days and things that you thought would take a week. if you don't have the energy to see these things through, young people have more energy than they know what to do with. that is because you didn't go to bed until 5:00 a.m.. at my age if i didn't get to bed until 5:00 a.m. i would not wake up until monday. the second thing is creativity. honest-to-goodness, this is something that -- have you ever seen a 6-year-old playing in out of nowhere they say i'm a dinosaur. they believe that in that moment or go in their mind so radically changes the status quo. they have no attachments to the status quo. alternate worlds and possibilities a
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